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Nature in Crisis: Biodiversity Loss and its Causes


Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Opening Statement:

Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)

Witnesses:

Sir Robert Watson, Past Chair, Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Dr. Kate Brauman, Coordinating Lead Author, IPBES Global Assessment; Lead Scientist, Global Water Initiative, University of Minnesota, Institute on the Environment

Dr. James Porter, Josiah Meigs Professor of Ecology, Emeritus, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia

Mr. Jeff Goodwin, Conservation Stewardship Lead & Agricultural Consultant, Noble Research Institute

Dr. Steven Monfort, Director of the Smithsonian National Zoo and Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Documents for the Record:

Center for Biological Diversity

International Fund for Animal Welfare

Defenders of Wildlife

National Wildlife Federation

Natural Resources Defense Council

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

Wildlands Network

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